Disney Infinity 2.0 + My Big Hero 6 Must Have Holiday List #BigHero6Event #DisneyInfinity

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Disney Infinity 2.0 + My Big Hero 6 Must Have Holiday List #BigHero6Event 

Black Friday is just a few days away and well I have the inside scoop on a few MUST have items to add to your Little Diva’s or Little Dude’s holiday list.  By now I am sure you have been to see the movie and are being overwhelmed with fist bumps and “Ba La La La La’s” – well so am I but I totally love it.  That’s why this DivaClaus will be putting quite a few Big Hero 6 items up under the tree this year.  Since Paw Paw decided to spoil them with an XBox One this year, the Diva will be placing the Disney Infinity 2.0 Starter Pack (Thanks to Disney Infinity) along with the Big Hero 6  Bay Max Figure & the Hiro Figure under the tree for the little ones.  

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So while in L.A.  I got an inside look at the lastest version of Disney Infinity  and learned that I am really behind the times, boy I need to get with the program. Being an ex-gamer I kind of feel ashamed….I mean at thirty…uhm..yeah not saying that last number I still remember cheat codes for Contra, but since I currently don’t have a gaming system in my house I hadn’t realized how high tech and cool gaming has become. Well I was shown a thing or two during our demo of Disney Infinity 2.0.  First of all, the possibilities are endless, there are like so many options that you can do with this game.  It’s expandable so even once you finish the game, you never truly finish the game because you can use different characters, power discs, and toy boxes to basically create a whole new game.  Plus you can go online with a friend and enter the toy boxes they create.  Disney has yet again created another magical experience with  Disney Infinity 2.0.  Check out this Disney 2.0 Video:

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Holiday Dessert Pinterest Round-Up

With the last full weekend before Christmas in full swing, I thought I’d share some of my favorite recipes from around Pinterest. These sweet treats are easy to assemble, look fabulous and will be a hit at any holiday gathering that you might have to bring something. I also enjoy gifting some of these and using them as bribes for help with gift wrapping.

#Holiday #Pinterest #Round-Up

Reese’s Peanut Butter Brownies

Easy Peanut Butter Balls

Cream Cheese Mousse with Strawberries & Pretzels 

Christmas Candy Pretzels

Christmas Fruit Tree

Christmas Candy Recipes

Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies

Easy Christmas Dessert Recipes

Mint Truffle Muddy Buddies

Santa Hat Strawberries 

Easy Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Chip Mint Gluten Free Cheesecakes

What are your go-to recipes? Share your favorites in the comments below!


Windex® Touch-Up Cleaner Review + Giveaway (5 Lucky Winners)

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 Windex® Touch-Up Cleaner Review + Giveaway (5 Lucky Winners)

When it comes to day to day cleaning I have my routine down pact.  I rely on 2 products and my trusty dusty paper towels.  What are those two products you may be wondering?  Well its my Windex® Touch-Up Cleaners made specifically for my bathroom and kitchen.  The moment I saw high value coupons for the Windex® Touch-Up Cleaners I knew I had to try them and I have been using them ever since.  In fact ANY deal that comes around where I can stock up on them, I do just that.  Why you may ask?  Well simply because they work and they are easy to use.  I simply dab my paper towel, wipe my surface, and toss the towel.  As easy as 1,2.3!!!  Plus, the Windex® Touch-Up Cleaners are from a name that I trust.  I’ve been using Windex for YEARS to clean my glass and mirrors and with the Windex® Touch-Up Cleaners I can still clean those things, but now I am able to clean multiple surfaces using the same product.  Which eliminates me from spending extra money for specialty products and saves me time while cleaning.  Did I mention that it smells great too?

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Make Christmas a little more “Personal” with Personal Creations #Spon #PCHoliday

Disclosure: TheRealFrugalDivas received one or more of the items listed below for evaluation purposes, however all opinions are 100% my own.

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Make Christmas a little more “Personal” with Personal Creations #Spon

“Out with the old and in with the new!  This year was a year that was full of new adventures, firsts, and just me taking on new opportunities that were beyond my wildest imagination.  So of course I have to end the year with a bang….For me that Bang is my favorite holiday of the year, Christmas.  Last year I tried something new, I bought my first Live Christmas tree only to find out that I was extremely allergic to the pine needles.  So after 3 medications, plenty of Benadryl, a vacuum full of pine needles and socks full of them too, I learned that I will never be able to do a live tree again.  When we threw the tree out last year we threw out EVERYTHING, with the exception of 5 ornaments that we couldn’t part with.   So I have been looking forward to decorating the tree with the little ones and re-designing our tree as well.

The five ornaments that we kept, we kept because they are special ornaments that we will continue to place on our tree every year.  Those are the ornaments that the kids made at school or their “Baby’s First Christmas” Ornaments – those of course we couldn’t get rid of as they are sentimental.  With that in mind we added a few other sentimental ornaments to our collection this year, with the thought that we will continue to add special ornaments every year until the tree is full of nothing but special ornaments.  I wanted to start some traditions and memories that we could look back on and talk about.  I wanted to be able to pull an ornament off of the tree or out of the box and say we got this in “2013” and this was happening at that time.  Memories, Traditions, and Fun Times – that’s what I want my kids to remember every year during this season.

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The Body Shop – Save 40% Sitewide

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 The Body Shop – Save 40% Sitewide 

Woohoo!!! I like sales like this – Head over to The Body Shop and save 40% off sitewide with code JOYBAG plus get a Holiday Tote Bag ($145 value) for $45 with a purchase of $30 or more.  If you need some smell goods for yourself or for a loved one make today the day you shop at The Body Shop to take advantage of 50% savings off the ENTIRE Site.  I love the Body Butters for the Body Shop and right now they are on sale for $12.00,  what do you love?

50% off sitewide with code JOYBAG plus get a $45 Tote Bag ($145 value) with their purchase of $30 or more at The Body Shop. Valid until supplies last.


3 FREE Holiday Hand Towels with In-Store Pick-up

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3 FREE Holiday Hand Towels with In-Store Pick-up

As your Personal Shopper let me help you get in the Holiday Mood with this awesome offer!!!  Get 3 Holiday Hand Towels of your choice FREE and FREE In-Store Pickup after applying the $3 in FREE Shop Your Way Reward Points you will receive for signing up for me to be your Personal Shopper.  Ready for a holiday freebie, well here is how you claim it:

1. Sign up for a FREE Shop Your Way Rewards Account. **If you already have a Shop Your Way Card, select the “already a member options” and follow the prompts to set up for me to be your Personal Shopper – For signing up for me to be your Personal Shopper you will be awarded $3 in points.

2. Be sure to select “I Agree to Personal Shopper Terms and Conditions”. Or you can sign into your account here if you already have one. *If you already had an account, sign in and then go through this link here to connect and get your free 90 days shipping.

3. Click NO to “Are you a Sears Holding Employee”, then click NEXT! (This will make me your shopper, and signs you up for your FREE account so you can get your FREE shipping offers).

4. Head over and choose your 3 Holiday Hand Towels, be sure to select  FREE In-Store Pickup – Pay with the $3.00 in FREE Points you got for signing up for me to be your personal shopper & Boom its FREE!!!

*ALSO…be sure to use your Shop Your Way account whenever you shop at Kmart, Sears and Lands’ End so you will get points which equals money back!! You can easily access your account by downloading the Shop Your Way Application on your smartphone or by linking your account with your telephone number.


Dreamworks Holiday Collection #Giveaway

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Dreamworks Holiday Collection #Giveaway

To Holidays aren’t the Holidays without a few carols, eggnog and of course Holiday Movies.  One of our ways of counting down the days till Christmas is family movie night. So, I was thrilled when offered the chance to participate in this Giveaway from Dreamworks.  I don’ t know about you but for my family it’s an amazing thing to snuggle together watch a good movie and just enjoy one another’s company.  So why not give you a chance to experience what my family experiences via this giveaway!

DreamWorks Holiday Collection (DVD)

Available for the FIRST-TIME, this limited edition collection features four holiday favorites in one DVD box set for just $19.98. The glittering box set includes Shrek The Halls, Merry Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda Holiday and Dragons Holiday: Gift of the Night Fury as well as bonus features including games, music videos and more!Bring the family together in front of the fire and get cozy —The DreamWorks Holiday Collection provides hours of entertainment for all ages.

Original Christmas Classics Blu-ray

The cute and family-friendly box set contains four of the most beloved holiday TV specials of all time, including the Rankin/Bass classics “Frosty the Snowman,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” and “Frosty Returns.” Watching these iconic TV specials are part of the American holiday tradition, just like baking cookies or trimming the Christmas tree! The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without them.

Includes: Includes 4 Holiday Favorites: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus is Comin to Town, Frosty the Snowman and Frosty Return.

Want to learn more about the collection?  Check out this REVIEW! 

I love family movie night so much that when asked by Money Saving Parent and I Love My Coupon Fans, to join this giveaway I immediately jumped in on it! 

Two winners will receive the: DreamWorks Holiday Collection (DVD) and Original Christmas Classics Blu-ray. Approx. value $41.00.

Fine print – 18+ yrs of age, valid U.S. address only, entries are verified and MSP and ILCF are not responsible for prize fulfillment.

Just use the Giveaway Tool below and GOOD LUCK!

Disclaimer: We love your likes and shares but not mandatory to enter this giveaway.  The Real Frugal Divas IS NOT responsible for shipping the prizes to the winner.  Prizes will be shipped via the sponsor of the promotion or the hosting blog.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and will have ample time to respond before another winner is picked. All entries will be verified.


Holiday Shopping at Best Buy #bbyHoliday13 #spon

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Holiday Shopping at Best Buy #bbyHoliday13 #spon

I have a secret…come closer so I can tell you.  Okay, are you ready?  Well, here it is.  I purchase about 90% of my Electronics and Technology from Best Buy.  I have been a Best Buy shopper for a very long time, but I trust the quality of the products that they carry and they stand behind the products they sell. Not to mention the guys in girls in blue have some awesome Customer Service skills.  This year make Best Buy your Ultimate Holiday Showroom for all your great tech gifts in big or small packages….or if you don’t know what to shop for go the gift card route to let your favorite Diva or Dude get what they want.  No matter what way you decide to go know that Best Buy offers a Low Price Guarantee as well as FREE In Store Pick up to help with ALL your holiday Shopping.  Plus don’t forget to sign up for Best Buy Reward Zone to earn points with each purchase that can be redeemed as cash on future purchases.  Yes, you know it I am a Reward Zone Member and I love it, it’s nothing better than getting moneyback on your purchases.

Here’s why Best Buy is a great Holiday Shopping Destination:

  1. Reason # 1 you can save 15% off Health & Fitness, Fisher Price and Mattel Toys. Shopping Online? Use Coupon Code: bloggers15off (good from 12/1 to 1/15)
  2. Reason #2 you can save 10% off Headphones & Portable Speakers (excludes beats, bose and Sony) Shopping online? Use Coupon Code: bloggers10off (good from 12/1 to 1/15)
  3. Reason #3 Best Buy is the authority and destination for all your technology and appliance product gifting needs this holiday!  Which alone is reason enough.

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Furby Boom only $29.99 Shipped

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The Pre-Black Friday Sales have started so let’s get these deals poppin’. First of all in order to take advantage of these deals you have to be a Shop Your Way Rewards Member.  You can sign up to be a Rewards Member and for me to be your Personal Shopper HERE.  Signing up gains you access to the deals but also allows you to earn Shop Your Way Reward Points that can be redeemed like cash for your future purchases, plus having me as your Shop Your Way Personal Shopper helps you qualify to receive 90 Days of Free Shipping via Shop Your Way Max our exclusive Shipping Program.  (restrictions apply).

Now that you are signed up, take advantage of this offer to get the Furby Boom for only $29.99 & Shipped for FREE to your home.  The Furby Boom is one of the hottest toys of this holiday season and hopefully it is on your child’s holiday list.  Retailing at $64.99 you can save over 50% off the Furby Boom with this offer + you will earn Shop Your Way Rewards points to redeem for your next purchase.  There is a larger variety of Furby Booms to choose from so be sure to grab your favorite pattern today!

  • Falls asleep by hold its tail for 10 seconds
  • Requires four AA batteries (not included)
  • Creativity abounds with Furby reacting to touch, squeeze, tickling and being turned upside down and all around
  • Expands its vocabulary the more you talk to it
  • Interactive option with the free Furby Boom app
  • Include Furby at meal time by feeing it with your finger
  • Responds to music

What to do with that Leftover Turkey?

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What to do with that Leftover Turkey?

Thanksgiving is approaching rather rapidly and soon you will face that age old decision….What to do with that Leftover Turkey?


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